Metabolic Syndrome Rate Stabilizing
A cluster of health problems — collectively known as metabolic syndrome — puts many at possible risk for heart disease and stroke. The good news? Rates for this condition appear to be stabilizing in the US.
Beer: The Health Benefits and Consequences
Many Americans enjoy their alcohol, spending close to $99 billion every year on beer alone. Here’s a list of potential health benefits and consequences of beer consumption.
Did James Bond's Martini Give Him a Tremor?
Fictional British spy James Bond, 007, asked for his martinis to be "shaken, not stirred" — but new research suggests that his preference may have resulted from an alcohol induced tremor.
Don't Drink, Drink, Drink!
A recent editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal states that binge drinking is an excessively common practice in the United States.
Liver Disease Linked to Stroke
Using blood tests to detect liver disease could help predict stroke in at-risk patients, according to a study out of Toronto.